Plumbing Problems That Should Never be DIY

Plumbing Problems That Should Never be DIY

There a very few things that can make you feel more accomplished than completing a DIY plumbing job, without the help of a professional when plumbing problems take place in your home. Solving some of these issues doesn’t only leave you feeling accomplished & self-assured also saves you money, assuming you complete the task in the right way to begin with and haven’t made things worse.

Unless you are a certified plumber and really know what you’re doing, it isn’t legal or safe to undertake DIY plumbing repairs. That can increase the risk and cause further damage to your property. However, our experts at SPS Plumbers can handle any kind of plumbing job and fix problems quickly. Here are a few plumbing problems where you need to consider calling in a Licensed Plumber Sydney to get the job done:

  1. Repairing Water Heaters

If you notice your water heater malfunctioning, this is one job where you would want the professionals to take over. If you have an electric or gas water heater repair gone wrong, it can cause an even worse situation for you and can also create major damage to your property.

Electric water heaters combine both water and electricity, which can lead to a pretty dangerous situation. For gas water heaters, even a minor leak in the gas line can lead to an explosive situation. While working on gas lines, you can inadvertently inhale natural gases that can also cause safety concerns. A licensed and skilled professional plumber is all you need in situations when it comes to repairing water heaters and gas fittings.

  1. Repairing Sewage Problems

Sewage repairs are typically messier and also smellier than other plumbing fixes that you might undertake. However, they’re trickier to solve too. If there is a leak or blockage in your sewer line, the flow of the sewage water is disrupted and can cause major health and hygiene issues for you and your family. This is why we recommend calling a skilled professional plumber in such situations. A licensed plumber can easily determine whether the sewage problem originates from your house or from an asset owned by the municipality.

  1. Issues Regarding Storm Water Drainage

Stormwater isn’t treated before being deposited into waterways. If the rainwater drainage at your house isn’t installed properly or isn’t maintained well enough, there is a possibility of erosion that can result in chemicals like fertilizers and pesticides flowing into the waterways. In addition to these problems and damage, an ill-fitted drainage system can cause harm to the environment, and also poses the potential risk of flooding.

Why Hire Us?

There are a number of problems that a badly done DIY project can lead to. This is why we recommend calling in an expert for installing drainage systems. For any information about these and other services, free to call SPS Plumbers on 02 9002 7332 and our email is You can also fill in the contact us form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.